| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
It would be difficult to argue with the pet-loving folks who voted Ellie, a year-old Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., the winner of VPI Pet Insurance's Hambone Award for oddest insurance claim. After all, she did eat an entire beehive......
| Apr 11, 2010
| 7:46 PM
A Santee man saved a 4-year-old boy, who fell 30 feet from an escalator, in an Orange County mall, witnesses reported.
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Antonio Jones, 21, saw Jimmy Lavin, the boy, being...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 11:51 AM
Relatives of a family killed in a high-speed crash that galvanized attention around safety flaws of Toyotas and led to the recalls of millions of cars have sued the world's largest automaker for product liability and negligence, according to a lawsuit...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 10:19 PM
After lying low for months, a robber known as the "Geezer Bandit" robbed a bank in Vista Tuesday, the FBI reported.
The robber walked into the California Bank and Trust at 140 Escondido Ave. just after 9 a.m. and waited quietly at a customer kiosk...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 6:56 PM
TEMECULA -- The so-called "Geezer Bandit" has struck again.
The aged man, who has been responsible for a string of bank robberies in San Diego County, hit an alleged eleventh bank Thursday afternoon, this time in Riverside County, the FBI said Thursday....
| May 11, 2010
| 3:29 PM
An elderly criminal believed responsible for a string of bank robberies in San Diego County hit another one Tuesday morning, sheriff's officials said.
"I don't know what else to think," said Bank of America customer Jim Bell. "Except that he's pretty...
| May 12, 2010
| 2:15 PM
Fire crews jumped on a small wildfire burning at the bottom of Cowles Mountain Wednesday before it was able to spread to nearby homes or burn up into dense brush on the mountainside.
The fire was reported just before 1 p.m. in the Big Rock Park area of...
| Jun 3, 2010
Light-rail service into and out of Santee will likely resume Friday following completion of repairs to equipment damage caused when a light plane clipped trolley power lines and crashed onto a road at the edge of Gillespie Field.
Trolley service has been...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 7:47 PM
An elderly man, who has been responsible for a string of bank robberies in San Diego County, hit an alleged tenth bank Monday afternoon, authorities said.
Sheriffs responded to the U.S. Bank inside an Albertson's grocery store at 14837 Pomerado Road in...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 7:50 AM
The serial bank robber dubbed the "Geezer Bandit" hit his 11th bank and his first outside of San Diego County Thursday afternoon , according to federal agents.
The Bank of America at 31934 Highway 79 in Temecula reported that the gunman, who appears to...
| Jun 26, 2010
A brush north of the Santee Lakes charred about 260 acres Saturday and came within a mile from the nearest homes, fire officials said.
Two of the three helicopters that worked the fire were released from service for the afternoon, but firefighters...